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Upper Fridge Too Warm

The freezer was functioning but the upper compartment was warm (60 degrees plus). I rapped on the back grill inside the fridge and cool air began to blow through. Is there a fan behind that grill that may be failing? Is there something I can do myself?

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We had a warm fridge and super cold freezer.....we unplugged for about 20 minutes and the fridge started to cool down again.... but only for a few days then back to warm.

We ended up unplugging and "defrosting" the whole unit for 24+ hours ....Now it works perfectly again.

I think it happens when one or both of the doors is not shut or sealed all the way and engine works too hard and "freezes" up the fans or some other part of the system.......I am just happy I did not have to buy a new fridge.

Posted on Jun 26, 2008

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